Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(On the celestial sphere) a spherical triangle whose corners are respectively a celestial pole, the local zenith, and the object under observation, used in converting between different coordinate systems; also called celestial triangle.
Mid 19th century.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.